Miss. woman arrested on grand larceny charge

BILOXI – A casino patron accused of keeping $500 cash she saw another patron drop was arrested by Biloxi police and charged with grand larceny.

Police said a patron of the Imperial Palace Casino, whom police did not identify, reported she had dropped the cash.

Authorities tell The Sun Herald that 55-year-old Mitzi Bright Poteet of McHenry saw the other patron drop the money and look for it, but failed to return it to her. Poteet was arrested about 6:30 p.m. Saturday and taken to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

It was not clear whether Poteet had an attorney.

The Associated Press

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